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Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
How old are the oldest parts? Some cable is 40 years old (100 ton crane)- only replace if it fails inspection.
That is interesting. This is steel cable not stainless though.
Seems like steel can last indefinitly if kept greased.
Also steel appaently is easy to inspect and stainless is effectivly impractical to inspect.
At least that's what it is starting to sound like.
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